Domestic Violence Awareness Month (DVAM) was launched nationwide in October of 1987 as a way to connect and unite individuals and organizations working in regards to domestic violence issues while raising awareness for those complexities.
Making good on a campaign promise, this week the Biden-Harris administration announced that borrowers can apply for student loan debt relief. This is good news for women, who account for two-thirds of borrowers and their average debt is $30,000 for four years.
In recent years, Karen M. Kedrowski, the Director of the Carrie Chapman Catt Center for Women and Politics, took notice of, and concern in, a gap in the public knowledge surrounding the Equal Rights Amendment, its standing in the legislative process, and its importance in advancing women’s rights today toward an equal future.
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The ERA Coalition announced the third slate of federal candidates for the U.S. House of Representatives and U.S. Senate who have been awarded the ERA Certification Stamp of Approval. Earlier this year, the ERA Coalition launched Elect Equality, a new campaign to provide voters with the opportunity to learn from candidates across the country about their position on the Equal Rights Amendment.
The ERA Coalition, an organization led by women of color, represents millions of people and more than 260 allied organizations whose common mission is to see the Equal Rights Amendment ratified and implemented within the United States Constitution. As we continue our fight towards the constitutional protections of those on the account of sex, many new individuals and organizations have followed suit and joined forces to become members alongside the ERA Coalition. As a show of our gratitude and continued support, we would like to take a moment to spotlight our newest members this month.